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December 11 04:28 AM
Huey Long was the best friend and supporter LSU ever had. He was called the father of the modern LSU by the Virginia Quarterly Review in commenting: “Huey stroked LSU as if he had been coddling a newborn pet elephant. During fiscal stringency in all other American states, Huey force-fed LSU with increasing appropriations.
December 11 04:28 AM
This is the third of my articles following-up on last week's release of the Louisiana Legislative Auditor (LLA) report on "CPERS." That acronym now infamously stands for the Caddo Parish Employee Retirement System, and its creators — some Caddo Commissioners and top staff — are censured in the report.
December 04 05:27 AM
At the end of my column every week, I ask for people struggling with methamphetamine, especially women who are using meth IV, to write to me. I answer each and every e-mail I receive, and never judge anyone for what they may share with me.
December 04 05:27 AM
With a new governor soon to take office in a state that is facing a massive government financial crisis, a litany of problems continues to mount. Higher education is on the ropes both financially and academically.
December 04 05:27 AM
For a second time, Louisiana Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera has issued a ruling against the Caddo Parish Commission's selfcreated retirement plan for commissioners. The Auditor's first warning as to the legality / constitutionality of the plan was issued in his letter to the Commission earlier this year, on Feb.
November 27 05:27 AM
In Palm Springs, Calif., last Friday, Nov. 20, just after 3 p.m., the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a fire at the Ramon Road Bridge, located between Landau Boulevard and Crossley Road. Palm Springs Police Lt.
November 27 05:27 AM
Louisianans have elected Democrat John Bel Edwards their governor. Does this prove Louisiana is not a "red," decidedly conservative state, or that Edwards was merely the lucky guy in the way of angry voters hell-bent on delivering a hot, hot message of disapproval to incumbent, senior U.

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